About Manaslu Circuit Trekking

Manaslu Circuit Trek is a fulfilling trek provides you to get to the base of the 8th highest mountain in the world i.e Mt.Manaslu. view within 14 days trip. Manaslu Circuit trek is suitable for any age people and the travelers who have limited time for holiday. Manaslu Circuit Trek is one of the remarkable likelihoods to explore and encounter an intact district of Nepal. Manaslu Circuit Trek is an inexpensive tea house trek that compromises you with a glimpse of adventurous vegetation and residing miraculous cultures in Nepal. The local inhabitants and their cultures and traditions are also major attractions of Manaslu Circuit Trek. The additional major features of Manaslu Circuit Trek are that the Manaslu is the virgin territory, where just a pair of trekkers have been seen yearly. However, Manaslu Circuit Trek is achieving more popularity rapidly. In recent years, Manaslu Circuit Trek has perceived more stream of adventurous trekkers coming to this domicile. The challenges and enthralling scenarios you get through this trek are a must-see for any trekker, looking for a never seen before experience.A trail through the green exploring the culture and tradition of Nepal.To grab the trip pleasure and make it precious, you can join the trip of TOP OF THE WORLD ADVENTURE.

Trip Highlights

  • Visit to Pashupatinath Temple which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Visit to Boudhanath Temple to witness the age-old Buddhist culture.
  • Visit to the center of fine art and Buddhist and Hindu culture in Patan.
  • Witness Trishuli River while trekking to Gorkha.
  • Treat your eyes with the scenic farmer area when trekking to Kanchok.
  • Get a good view of the Shringi Himal when trekking to Soti Khola.
  • Trek to Machha Khola through beautiful sal forests.
  • A visit to flagstone village named Jagat.
  • Witness the Gurungs practicing Buddhism at Deng.
  • Enjoy the close-up views of the Manaslu and Ganesh Himal while trekking to Namrung.
  • Witness the Tibetan culture while heading to Lho Gaon.
  • Get glimpse of peaks in the Annapurna Massif when trekking to Bintang.
  • Watch beautiful cascades at Tal.
  • Enjoy last night party at Besisahar.
  • Return to Kathmandu for sightseeing tour and some last-minute shopping.

Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)

If it’s a clear day when you are flying into Kathmandu, then your tour begins right from the skies itself. The sights from the windows of our jet shows you glimmering snow-capped mountain peaks spread out down below you, giving you the first thrills of our just begun vacation, sparking off a whole reaction of unforgettable experiences that stay with you for some time to come. As soon as your plane hits the tarmac of Tribhuwan International Airport, TOP OF THE WORLD ADVENTURE offices representative and driver will be on standby to meet and greet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel for the 14 days trek in Nepal to manaslu circuit. The representative will help you check into your designated hotel, and after going to our rooms and refreshing ourselves you will be briefed about our daily activities. The rest of your time is free to move around the neighborhood and get familiar with your surroundings before you go on 14 days adventurous trekking in Nepal with TOP OF THE WORLD ADVENTURE

  • Meals: Dinner
  • Accommodation: Kathmandu Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300

After an early breakfast, You leave Kathmandu in the morning in Top of the Worl Adventure’s private jeep or land cruiser for soti khola. The first part of the journey is smooth as you go through highway. But, from Gorkha or Dhading, the path is rough (there are two ways that go to Arughat). Soti Khola is approx 13 km away from Arughat and is the starting point of the trek.Overnight at a lodge in Soti Khola

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Soti Khola
  • Altitude: 710

Your trek starts from today. From Soti Khola, Machha Khola is 15km away and it will take around 5 hours to reach there. Little further from Soti Khola, there lies an army camp in Lighting and walking further from there will take you to the place named Khursani baari. (Khursani baari means green chili field) you can also view the 100m lengthy amazing waterfall from opposite side of Khursani baari. Walking on the same side will lead us to Machha Khola. After the massive earthquake of 2015, you will get the shocking landslide view in the area. Nowadays road facility has developed which was little disturbed by the earthquake. The residence in the area is less as you can find just 20-30 houses in the whole area. There also reside 4 popular hotels. Stay overnight at camp in Machha Khola

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Macha Khola
  • Altitude: 930

After the permit checking in the police checkpoint in Machha Khola, you continue your trial towards Jagat. On the way, you enjoy the bath in hot spring and move along the steep valley sides. An hour before reaching Jagat, you will have the mesmerizing horizon view of cantilever bridge from Yaru bagar (which will take 20 minutes to reach there. This cantilever bridge is 158 m long and is considered as the first bridge in Nepal. Jagat is about 22 km away from Machha Khola and will take approximately 7 hours to reach there. After a little walk from the location of the bridge, the sight of Jagat’s field will youlcome you for an overnight camp.                                                                                                                                                      

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Jagat
  • Altitude: 2095

After the permit check-in upper Jagat, you will continue your trek early in the morning. It is about 7 hrs walk to Deng village which consists of just around 4 houses and 3 hotels.On the way to Salleri after about 40 minutes of walk, you will need to cross one river. Here you will see two hydro-powers (one new and one old).On the way, you will pass from Salleri to Sirdibas which is inhabited by local Gurung, overviewing the mountain named Siring (7239m). After crossing a bridge and walking about 15 to 20 minutes, you will reach Philim, where lie different administrative offices, land revenue offices, police stations, and many more. From Philim you trek to Chisapani. After having lunch in Chisopani you take the path towards Naykphedi and further to Pewa which will take about one and half hour to reach there. In Pewa, you will have to cross suspension bridge 2 times which itself is a nice experience. From Pewa, it will take 45 minutes to Deng. Stay overnight in camps.                                                           

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Deng
  • Altitude: 1340

Early in the morning after breakfast, you start your trial downhill to Budhi Gandaki River and uphill to Rana gaon viewing the beautiful landscape and rivers. From Rana gaon, you will reach Bihiphedi after 45 minutes of walk. From Bihiphedi, you march towards Gap, the lunch place, which will take about 2 hours to reach there. You take lunch there and after lunch, you walk for one hour through the dense forest after crossing the river from old to new version overseeing the dense forest, dead pine tree and many more. You then reach to Suksum and from there you climb uphill to Namrung which will take about 1 hour and 20 minutes. After Deng, you can find the people of Tibetan lifestyle and culture. In Namrung you can find a resort and if you want to stay there. Other mesmerizing views are of Saula Himal, Himalchuli Range. Overall, Namrung is approximately 21 km far from Deng and will take about 7 hours to reach there. Stay overnight in namrung. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Namrung
  • Altitude: 2900

Today, you will walk to the beautiful village of Samagaon. To reach Samagaun from Namrung, you will pass through the places like Banjam, Lihi, Sho, Lho, and Sayla. On the way, before reaching Lho, you will view a monastery which is recognized as the one in the region. In this monastery, more than 200 monks study among whom all are boys. The path towards Lihi is steep and marching there will give you the view of Ganesh Himal, north Himchuli and Naike peak in the right. You continue our trip towards Sho and in the corner, you find two ways, among which one lead to Hinayang monastery and another path leading to Manaslu larkya pass. From Sho, it will take 1 hour 30 minutes to reach Lho and from Lho you trek for 2 hours to reach Sayla. From Sayla, it will take 1 hour to reach Samagaun. From the syala, you will get the panoramic view of north Himalchuli, Nadi Chuli Manaslu, north Manaslu, Nike peak, Saula Himal, and siringi himal. Real yak view is also a major satisfaction. It is the biggest village which originated about 200 years ago from Tibet. It is the popular place for commerce and is the route to Manaslu Base Camp. Stay overnight in samagaon.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Samagaun
  • Altitude: 3500

After tiring trek It is a rest day for this trek. You can spend the day sitting in the hotel and roam around in surrounding only. But if you want to hike, then you will have three options. You can visit Birendra Tal (3 km from Samagaon), Basecamp or Pungen monastery and Basecamp. Base Camp is 6 km far and will take 5 hours to reach there. It is at the elevation of 4800m. You can also have the view of Manaslu glacier and crossing the glacier through bridge will take you to naturally beautiful Camp area. There is also an existence of cave. The pungen monastery is 6-7 km far from our acclimatization spot and has the flat surrounding before reaching there. It gives the panoramic view better than the base camp. Stay overnight in Samagaun

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Samagaun
  • Altitude: 3500

From Samagaon village first, you will walk for around 3 hours across a steep hill and proceed on flat land for 15 minutes walk before you reach the destination- Samdo. Samdo is a Tibetan refugee village at the height of 3800m. On this day, you will trek through beautiful juniper and birch forests to the base camp.Once here, you will witness the amazing mountains. Added, you will get one of the clearest views of Mt. Manaslu. You will trek around 16 km today. Overnight stay at Samdo

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Samdo
  • Altitude: 3690

Your journey starts in the morning with a downhill trek up to Budhi Gandaki River. Then you cross the river and again follow a ascent through Larkya Bazaar and Valley of Salka Khola towards Dharmasala which is not actually a lodge but an easy place to stay for a night. It is 7km away and will take about 4 hours to reach there in normal days. You have the high chance to see blue sheep. This place is also known as Larke Phedi. Stay overnight at Dharmasala

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Dharmasala
  • Altitude: 4450

The trek of this day starts early in the morning at about 3 am which will provide the most beautiful scenic view of sunrise and top wind flow will blow the mind of any travelers. You will have the view of Annapurna II, single himal, Kangaroo Himal, Himlung Himal, Cho Himal, starting from the left corner. From Larkye you will have the view of Cho and Larke peak. The trial of reaching Bhimtang will take 9 hours to complete. Stay overnight at bimthang

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Bhimtang
  • Altitude: 3720

The place Dharapani extends from Gorkha to Manang district. In your trial, you pass through Karche, Goa, Tilche and finally reach Dharapani. The trail descends to Dudh Khola (milky river) viewing different mountain summits like the zoomed ones. There is also approximate 5 minutes of the uphill climb where you will be warm and hotter. Then again trial starts descending through the pine jungle. There are also found 8 to 10 colored rhododendron in the month of May and June. Descend is followed by the lunch after reaching Surkhi. After lunch, you move uphill for about 10 minutes and again downhill to Goa. Goa is a nice and peaceful place which consists of 4 hotels with good and somehow best food and accommodation services. After walking for about 20 minutes, you will reach a bridge crossing which will lead to Mane, and finally to Tiliche and Dharapani after 30 minutes of the further trial. Stay overnight at Dharapani.                                                                                         

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Dharapani
  • Altitude: 1860

After breakfast, you drive back to Kathmandu. After arriving in Kathmandu you take a rest at our hotel or stroll in the streets of Thamel, a popular tourist hub for some souvenir shopping. In the evening, there will be a farewell dinner hosted by TOP OF THE WORLD ADVENTURE to celebrate the successful completion of our 11 days trekking. Overnight in Kathmandu.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Kathmandu Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300

Today After having breakfast, you will visit the Kathmandu Valley in Private Vehicle. You will have Lunch and visit UNESCO Heritage site in Kathmandu Valley like Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath Temple, Swyambhunath (Monkey Temple), etc. Our professional English-speaking guide will explain about the history, culture, etc. about the places you visited. At the same time you can visit to thamel shop for some last minutes shopping. Overnight stay at Kathmandu Hotel.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Kathmandu Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300

Today, last day of Trekking in Nepal of Himalayan wonders, and here we are done with our 10 days of journey in Nepal. And then as per your flight timings our staff of ‘Top Of The World Adventure’ transfer you to Kathmandu airport for your international departure.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Place: Kathmandu Airport
  • Altitude: 1300

Cost Details

Cost Includes

  • Arrival and departure by private vehicle
  • Kathmandu Sightseeing by private car with Tour guide
  • Kathmandu-Soti Khola by Jeep
  • Restricted area permit
  • Annapurna Conservation permit
  • Manaslu Conservation area permit (MCA)
  • All necessary permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
  • Trekking guide (Food, sleep, accommodation, salary)
  • Teahouse Accomodation in Mountain
  • All meals (Breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Dharapani-Kathmandu by Local bus
  • First aid tool box

Cost Excludes:

  • Bar bills
  • Visa fee
  • International flight fare
  • Travels insurance
  • Trekking equipment
  • Tips